Parks & Nature Connection – a monthly series learning about Florida’s awesome flora and fauna! What I love about my job as a Recreation Program Specialist is connecting people to […]
What a great way to learn about wildflowers than having a week dedicated to just wildflowers! Beginning May 1 and lasting till May 7, it’s time to get outdoors and […]
It took me two years to complete all the Florida Master Naturalist Program courses, and the reason it took only two years was because of these programs being offered online, […]
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For Tuesday it’s the Nuttall’s Meadowbeauty (Rhexia nuttallii) A new wildflower added to my observations!
For Monday’s Wildflower I have chosen the Black-eyed Susan, because today I encountered a very rare one. Not often do you find amidst hundreds of Black-eyed Susan’s scattered along the […]
Starting Monday, I will post a photo of a favorite Florida Native Wildflower in celebrating National Wildflower Week. I hope you can join in the celebration. Links to share- Florida’s […]
“Others may see them as a weed, but a butterfly and a bee may tend to disagree.” What exactly is a weed? A weed is a plant considered undesirable in […]
My husband and I took a road trip to visit a Florida native wildflower nursery in Groveland, and on the way home, we decided to check out Cypress Lakes Preserve […]
The Spotted Horse Mint (Monarda punctata) is one of many, many favorite flowering plants that I really enjoy photographing. Discovering how beautiful this flower color palette is is also the […]
There are over 20 milkweeds plants native to Florida. The most commonly seen in my area, are Sandhill, Fewflower, Velvet-leaf, Whorled, and Butterfly. There is also the Clasping Milkweed, but […]